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Currency Conversion Worksheet for Holocaust Reparations Download
Reparation worksheet.xls (2-2018).xlsx
Use this worksheet to convert lifetime total amount received in Holocaust reparations / restitution from foreign currencies (Deutschmarks and Euros) into U.S. Dollars. This is for purposes of taking advantage of the exemption of saved reparations payments from the resource test for Federally-funded means-tested benefits, like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income.
26 Mar, 2018 148 kb Downloads: 3847
Medicaid income and resource levels - 2018 Download
2018 Income and Resource Levels (March 2018 with 2018 FPL).pdf
NYC HRA Form MAPDR-01
2018 NYS Income and Resource Standards and Federal Poverty Levels (FPL)
Dated 3-20-2018 with 2018 Federal Poverty Levels for MAGI limits, MBI-WPD, MSP, etc.
24 Mar, 2018 91 kb Downloads: 323211
NYLAG Testimony on NYS FY 2018-19 Budget - Joint Hearing of the Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees Download
NYLAG Health statement JOINT HEARING 2-7-18 FINAL.pdf
NYLAG Testimony on NYS FY 2018-19 Budget - Joint Hearing of the Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees - discusses spousal refusal and spousal impoverishment proposals, Managed long term care changes, and other proposals in NYS proposed budget.
09 Feb, 2018 541 kb Downloads: 250
Basic Eligibility for Medicaid and Home Care in NYS - Age 65+, Disabled, Blind Download
Medicaid Basic - 2018 .pdf
This is basic general information about applying for Community Medicaid in order to receive home care (personal care or consumer-directed personal assistance) through Managed Long Term Care or based on Immediate Need through the local Medicaid program. To receive Medicaid home care, you must be both financially and medically eligible. This explains the rules on financial eligibility for the Disabled, Aged 65+, and Blind (DAB) category and gives info on how to apply (updated Jan. 2018)
30 Jan, 2018 674 kb Downloads: 110191
HRA MAP 259d Nursing Home Discharge Alert - for Community Budgeting & Related Forms (10--2015)(259f revised 11-2017) Download
MAP-259d-e-f-g-t Discharge Alert and Related Forms (2015-10)(259f 11-2017).pdf
NYC MICSA Medicaid Alert with attached forms including "Discharge Alert" 259d that nursing home physician must sign and home must submit to Medicaid to certify that a resident has a reasonable expectation to return home, which entitles resident to community budgeting (non-chronic care) - so they keep entire community Medicaid allowance ($842+ $20 disregard in 2018) rather than only $50/month. Form replaces 1159. PDF includes - Form 259f Notice of Discharge revised 2017-11-28; Form 259e (Chang/Cancellation of Discharge Plan), and 259g (Respite Alert) -- all forms used by nursing homes to inform HRA/MICSA of discharge plan for community budgeting or respite admission
25 Jan, 2018 1.14 mb Downloads: 53913
SNT Outline for Advocates Download
SNT Outline 2018 01-22-2018.pdf
Training Outline for Advocates on Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) (including individual and pooled), and the affect of SNTs on various public benefit programs. (updated 1-21-2018). Update includes new section on ABLE accounts as alternative to SNTs and updated section on Public Housing and Section 8 and SNTs.
21 Jan, 2018 1.09 mb Downloads: 165267
NYS Medicaid Income and Resource Levels for Past Years - 2001 - 2017 Download
2001_to_2017_NYS_income__resource_level_charts.pdf
Income and Resource levels for Medicaid and other public health programs in NYS for 2001 - 2017. Includes Medicare Savings Programs, Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, Spousal Impoverishment levels, MBI-WPD, etc.
03 Jan, 2018 3.14 mb Downloads: 259521
Fact Sheet on Holocaust Reparations and Medicaid & Other Federally Funded Benefits Download
Fact Sheet on Restitution and Federal Benefits (2017 FINAL).pdf
Fact Sheet about a 1994 federal law that exempts restitution to victims of Nazi persecution from being counted toward eligibility for federally funded benefits. Fact sheet originally produced by the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program when it was housed at Selfhelp Community Services, in conjunction with the Claims Conference. Updated by the Evelyn Frank program that moved to the New York Legal Assistance Group in 2013. (updated Nov. 2017 to include Polish restitution payments)
07 Nov, 2017 490 kb Downloads: 5155
Medicaid Spend-Down - PowerPoint Presentation Download
Spend-down presentation - 2017 corrected.pptx
This PowerPoint presentation explains the rules, also see the Training Outline on Medicaid Spend-down posted on this site (revised 2017).
31 Oct, 2017 1.27 mb Downloads: 29546
NYC HRA Medicaid Alert 2017-07-26 Power of Attorney and Statutory Gift Rider Download
2017-07-26 Power of Attorney and Statutory Gifts Rider.pdf
"...[T]he New York Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney (NYSPOA), if executed after Sept. 1, 2009, may only be used to establish a trust, if section (h) of the NYSPOA is initialed and if a Statutory Gifts Rider (SGR) is also signed and witnessed by two persons, who are not named in the SGR as permissible recipients of gifts, at the same time as the referencing NYSPOA."
16 Aug, 2017 74 kb Downloads: 1139
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